Due to the COVID-19 issue and its impact on businesses, the City has:
- Suspended the payment of the first installment for the Café space rental at the Downtown Mall due on April 1. This can be paid along with the second installment on July 1, 2020.
- Suspended past due penalty and interest on all local taxes until June 22, 2020. Businesses responsible for remitting meals and lodging tax are encouraged to file timely returns and set up appropriate payment arrangements with the City.
BUSINESS RECOVERY FUND
In response to the impact that COVID-19 is having on businesses in the Charlottesville community, the Community Investment Collaborative (CIC), with funding from the City of Charlottesville and the County of Albemarle, is launching the Business Recovery Fund microloan program. Read more about the Fund HERE .
Online applications will be available beginning Friday, April 24th, 2020: Business Recovery Fund application
COVID-19 BUSINESS RESILIENCE & RECOVERY WEBINAR SERIES
The webinars are free and open to all area businesses, but pre-registration is required. They will be conducted via Zoom. After your registration is received, we will send you a link for the Zoom meeting.
Get the latest info from Economic Development
- Maximizing Cash and Strengthening Finances during the COVID-19 Pandemic - Wednesday, April 29th - 9am to 11am
- Recovering from COVID-19: Back to Business as Usual.....Or Not? - Wednesday, May 13th - 9am to 11am